Universal masking is required at LHSC facilities. View our current COVID-19 measures.

Visitors From Out of Country

Care partners wanting to visit patients after return from out of Country will require special permission if they have not completed a mandatory 14-day quarantine. These exceptions are typically reserved for actively dying patient. The following Letter of Required Support (canada.ca) must be completed with hospital support.

Each traveller, including dependent children, must submit their own application form. Individuals must submit a signed letter of required support or proof of death as well as any necessary site visit authorizations to:

  • be present during the final moments of life for a loved one or to provide support or care to a person
  • attend a funeral or end of life ceremony

For more information visit COVID-19: Apply for compassionate entry to Canada and limited release from quarantine - Canada.ca